Robert Peters

Ph. D.
Rehabilitation and Counseling

Office: 215 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715/232-2687


  • Ph. D. Rehabilitation Counseling
    • University of Northern Colorado
  • M.S. Rehabilitation Counseling
    • San Diego State University
  • BSW Social Work
    • University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh

Research Interests

Interests include: Job Placement of Persons with Disabilities, Variety of Services for Persons with Disabilities, Evaluation of Services to Persons with Disabilities, Cost Benefit strategies within Rehabilitation, Accessibility, Legislation and Social Issues impacting persons with Disabilities.

Research Adviser:

Advised over 80 completed Plan B Theses

Advising 4 in-progress Plan B Theses

Chair of 5 completed Ed. S. Field Study

Advised 1 completed Plan A Thesis

Courses Taught

Developed and taught the following courses: Practicum in Rehabilitation, Work Adjustment, Private Sector Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Counseling, Foundations of Rehabilitation, Case Coordination, Sensory Disability. 

Taught the following courses: Introduction to Rehabilitation, Inclusion, Program Evaluation, Research in Rehabilitation, Graduate Internship, Graduate Practicum, Grant Writing in the Public Sector, Substance Abuse and Disability.

National Service

Chair of the Student and New Professional Committee of Vocational Evaluation and Work 1995 to 2007.

Adjustment Association (VEWAA), 1995-2007; managed student literary contest 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, and 2007

Current Professional and Academic Association Memberships

National Rehabilitation Association

Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association

Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professionals

Job Placement Division of NRA

National Association of Providers in the Private Sector

Rehabilitation Counseling Division of NRA

Council on Rehabilitation Education

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